Arleigh Johnson

About me

My interests vary, but I’ve found a particular delight in Regency era lately, and my favorite Plaidy novels are the Georgian series. I’ve been posting book reviews at since 2007, and my Jean Plaidy fan site,, has recently had a makeover with much information added.

From my website

review: The Star of Lancaster by Jean Plaidy

The Star of Lancaster #11 in the Plantagenet Saga by Jean Plaidy One of the idiosyncrasies of Jean Plaidy’s writing is her style of encompassing mini-stories within the main story, weaving them all together. This she has done with The Star of Lancaster, covering an aging John of Gaunt, his…

Lady Karola and the Christmas Stranger by Robin Maxwell

Here is a new short story from Robin Maxwell and her long-time collaborator Billie Morton – an historical romance fantasy – about the first meeting of two beloved immortals. Robin Maxwell: “Recently I was doing research to promote my latest book, co-written with longtime collaborator Billie Morton – a children’s…

review: But for the Grace of God by Ginger Myrick

BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD by Ginger Myrick While the American Civil War rages near her isolated Virginia farm, Hannah Deane Carter finds a wounded Confederate soldier collapsed and near death. With the help of her father’s former medical assistant—Jeb, who also happens to be a free black man—she…

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